A Tesla for a bitcoin: Musk drives up cryptocurrency price with $1.5 billion purchase

(Reuters) – Bitcoin took another large stride toward mainstream acceptance on Monday after billionaire Elon Musk’s electric vehicle company Tesla Inc revealed it had bought $1.5 billion of the cryptocurrency and would soon accept it as a form of payment for cars, sending the cryptocurrency shooting higher. The announcements, buried deep in Tesla’s 2020 annual […]